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Baazee CEO remanded to judicial cusdody

Onkar Singh in New Delhi | December 18, 2004 18:22 IST
Last Updated: December 18, 2004 18:33 IST

Metropolitan magistrate Nivedita Anil Sharma rejected the bail application of Avnish Bajaj, CEO of, and sent him to judicial custody till December 24.

Avnish Bajaj, CEO of, being taken to Patiala House Courts in New Delhi on Saturday.The special investigation team of Delhi Police's economic offences wing arrested Bajaj on Friday for contravening the Information Technology Actby allowing the controversial Delhi Public School sexclip to be put up onthe site for commercial purposes.

A S Chandoke, advocate of Bajaj, argued that his client had not in any manner violated the information technology law and had, in fact, removed the clips from the site immediately after it was brought to his notice.

Nivedita, who heard the arguments of the prosecution as well as the defence, had reserved her order earlier in the day.

She rejected the plea of the accused and said that the defence could put up its arguments at the trail stage.

The magistrate directed the accused to be lodged in Tihar jail till December 24.

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Sub: Lack of Understanding of Technology

This looks to me like a misunderstanding of the technology. is a site where anyone can add their own items for selling. cannot ...

Posted by Vikram

Sub: has the delho police lost it ?

What the hell are they upto ? This is the most ridiculous thing they have done in the recent past. There is no way a ...

Posted by Sumit

Sub: Incompetent Police and judiciary

its shame to Delhi police and judiciary. They are incompetent to investigate cyber crimes. They don't know anything about internet and data transfer volumes. They ...

Posted by Pervez

Sub: Baazee CEO bail plea rejection.

At; Direct Access to Market should be prevented to all site visitors. Any information which is coming in freely to the site shall have ...

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Sub: Pornography on the Internet

The arrest of Mr. Avnish Bajaj and closing down of will make some threats to those who ever can imagine of any cyber-crime. But ...

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